Mondo Aficionado: Documentaries on Fandom

There is a myriad of fanatical sub-cultures dedicated to genre fiction, music, and sports, and quite a few of them have been profiled on film. The efforts range from slick, Hollywood quality productions to no-budget, labor-of-love endeavors, but each one looks at the experience of being one of the faithful. Here's a list of titles that document die-hard fans, cult followings, and conventions.

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  • Trekkies
  • Ringers - Lord of the Fans
  • We Are Wizards
  • Jedi Junkies
  • A Brony Tale
  • Fan Level Midnight: Devoted to The Office
  • Hail to the Deadites
  • Repeat Attenders
  • The Great Pretenders
  • Mr. Jimmy
  • Phantom of Winnipeg
  • Ready Cosplayer One
  • Becoming Jessica Nigri
  • Dennis and Lois
  • FredHeads: The Documentary
  • I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story
  • United We Fan
  • American Jedi
  • Cult of Terror
  • Parrot Heads
  • Supernatural Fandom
  • Unconventional
  • The World Is Mine
  • American Juggalo 2
  • Believeland
  • Fursonas
  • Ghostheads
  • To Nightwish with Love
  • The Prequels Strike Back: A Fan's Journey
  • Trekoff: The Motion Picture
  • Fanarchy
  • For the Love of a Man
  • How Star Wars Changed the World
  • Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
  • Tom Felton Meets the Superfans
  • Waiting for B.
  • Buffalo Juggalos
  • Cosplayer Nation
  • The Impassioned: A Documentary on the Greatest Fans in the World
  • Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys
  • Whoop Dreams
  • Fantasm
  • The Force Within Us
  • Good Ol' Freda
  • Legends of the Knight
  • My Other Me: A Film About Cosplayers
  • Springsteen & I
  • America's Parking Lot
  • Backyard Blockbusters
  • Beast Wishes: The Fantastic World of Bob and Kathy Burns
  • Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony
  • Contamination: A Convention Story
  • Get a Life!
  • I Heart Monster Movies
  • Six Seasons and A Movie - A Community Art Show
  • American Juggalo
  • Back to Space-Con
  • Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
  • Cosplayers UK: The Movie
  • eXtreme, Loyal, Victorious: The Packers' Fan Experience
  • Four Days At Dragon*Con
  • Trek Nation
  • The People vs. George Lucas
  • The Achievers: The Story of the Lebowski Fans
  • Bluetopia: The LA Dodgers Movie
  • Crashing the Con
  • A Family Underground
  • Macheads
  • Supermen of Malegaon
  • Indyfans
  • Song Sung Blue
  • The Wizard Rockumentary: A Movie About Rocking and Rowling
  • Trekkers: A Fan's Guide
  • Heart of an Empire
  • Done the Impossible
  • For the Love of Dolly
  • Star Wait
  • Earthlings: Ugly Bags of Mostly Water
  • Is It Really So Strange?
  • KISS Loves You
  • Otaku Unite!
  • Trekkies 2
  • UnConventional
  • Fanalysis
  • The PhanDom Menace
  • A Galaxy Far, Far Away
  • Starwoids
  • Tribute
  • A Regular Frankie Fan
  • Neil Diamond Parking Lot
  • Cosplay Encyclopedia
  • Tie-Died: Rock 'n Roll's Most Deadicated Fans
  • Otaku
  • Zombie Jamboree
  • Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors
  • Heavy Metal Parking Lot
  • Mondo Elvis
  • The Rocky Horror Treatment